Paintings with so much excitement going on a person could become utterly exhausted and have to lie down. English. Samuel Colman, artist. Living from 1780 to 1845, he was based in Bristol for much of his career. Liked to paint Biblical scenes.
These are absolutely fascinating to me.
“The Edge of Doom: The Tempest, Act IV, Scene 1, lines 151-156.” 1836-1838. American. Oil on canvas. Signed “S. Colman 1836” and “S. Colman 1838” on the bottom right. Collection of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_The_Edge_of_Doom_-_Samuel_Colman.jpg
“A Romantic Landscape with the Arrival of the Queen of Sheba.” ca. 1830. Oil on canvas. Photo credit and image © Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/a-romantic-landscape-with-the-arrival-of-the-queen-of-sheba-188364
“The Destruction of the Temple.” ca. 1830-1840. In the public domain due to age. via http://art-now-and-then.blogspot.com/2013/11/samuel-colman-of-bristol.html
“The Delivery of Israel out of Egypt.” ca. 1830. In the public domain due to age. via http://art-now-and-then.blogspot.com/2013/11/samuel-colman-of-bristol.htmlView original post